In a bid to improve the results of government schools, particularly in English, mathematics and science subjects where high failure rates are a cause of worry, Director General School Education (DGSE), Punjab, has instructed education officials and school heads to ensure “Computer Aided Learning” methodology for teaching in elementary schools with the help of multimedia devices for making studies more interesting and result-oriented.
A letter from the top official, dated November 15, has been sent to District Education Officers (DEOs) and heads of elementary schools. It says that to inculcate interest in English, math and science, CAL method must be used to teach students from 6th to 8th classes.
“We have been getting very poor results in 10th class for the past several years due to poor performance of the students in these subjects. If basics can be made strong in middle classes, the results in the high
schools will definitely improve,” said a senior official in DGSE office.